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In some cases, your status may allow you to bring in one or more guests. This is very specific to each airline/program and the various levels, though, so you'll have to check the details for your own loyalty program. This page gives some general rules. They say that access via your travel class (business, first...) usually doesn't allow you to bring in a ...


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Update December 2018 The Sauna is currently closed, as part of the wider Finnair non-Schengen lounge refurbishment. Lounge staff tell me it'll re-open lovely and refreshed in the spring There really is a sauna in the lounge! It's only in the non-Schengen lounge. It's somewhat hidden, tucked away in the middle of the non-Schengen lounge complex, and anyone ...


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This depends on a number of factors. Firstly there is the physical aspect - can you physically access the lounge? Lounges are generally in the 'departure' area of the airport, which is often only accessible by departing passengers - at least for international arrivals, but even sometimes for domestic arrivals. If you can't physically access the lounge ...


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With the 1st class ticket you will get a more comfortable seat with more legroom for the 6 hour journey, and a free seat reservation(normally €4.50). For me that would be far more important that access to the lounge for a few minutes before the journey, and and definitely worth the €10(normally the price differential is much more). I don't know how I can ...


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Yellowpages.com says the number is +1 (281) 553-0400, and suggests an alternate number +1 (281) 230-3100. Yellowpages.com is the web based descendant of the physical printed telephone directories that were (and still are in some areas) distributed to everyone with a landline telephone in the USA. It is so named because business telephone listings are ...


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In recent years, I have encountered with all major airlines that they want to see your boarding pass and a valid ID. As a consequence, you can of course walk out and in as often as you like, but someone else with your boarding pass (and ID!) will have trouble if he doesn't look a lot like you. It is also a clear violation, and if caught, you will not only ...


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The primeclass CIP Lounge allows paid access for what appears to be 30 Euro. Access is also available via PriorityPass. It's a long time since I've been in that specific lounge, but I seem to remember that it was one of the nicer airport lounges I've visited. There is also a hotel which offers both airside and landside rooms. If you have the ability to go ...


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Based on advice from FlyerTalk, which suggested AA then CX then BA, I decided to try out the first two. (I know the BA ones from T5). It's a tough job, but those showers won't review themselves... The short answer - AA, by a nose The American Airlines lounges showers seem to be located between the two lounges, and I think everyone can have access. (Those ...


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I do this regularly for plane spotting. Border guards at ZRH do not require you to show a boarding pass. I just show my (Swedish) ID card and sometimes they ask where I'm going, in which case I just make up a random city where there's an upcoming flight. Done! And yes, you can go back with no issues - just follow the signs for the A/B gates.


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As has been pointed out by several people in the comments, your question is similar to the question Can we switch terminals at Heathrow (LHR) for shopping only?, and indeed that question does give some relevant advice - however there is a little bit more to it in this case. Priority Pass currently have 4 lounges available at LHR - A ServisAir lounge in each ...


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There's no time limit - as long as you're traveling that day you will be allowed through security and allowed into the lounge. You don't even need to be flying AA - as long as you can physically get to the lounge and have paid your money then you will be allowed in. The only real restriction is if you are planning to check luggage, in which case you will ...


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I use those Admirals' Clubs regularly. They are OK. The food and drinks options are poor, but the showers are pretty nice. There are also some comfortable chairs which recline, which might be good for sleeping, although they can go quickly. The quiet rooms generally are quiet, but they don't contain the reclining chairs (from memory). It costs $50 for a day ...


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I discovered that option by reading this website: airport lounges sometimes offer good and reasonably priced solutions to rest. Two questions could have relevant answers: one about what the different lounges offer and one about how to get there for cheap EDIT: with the PriorityPass, as you mention you have it, the KAL lounge requires you to have a boarding ...


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To add to JoErNanO's answer which is spot on in general, in this case you will probably have Business Class lounge access on the basis of your departing domestic flight, so long as it's all been booked on a single ticket. (There are no departures from Heathrow before 6am, so you'll not be able to get access to the Concorde Room on the grounds that you've ...


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The train stations are not airside so you will need to exit terminal 5 through the immigration control then follow the signs to the station. Fortunately you have the required visa.


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As per your comments, your flight is actually with United Airlines, not Air Canada. United Airlines do have not a United Club at Manchester, but they do provide access to a "contract lounge" for customers travelling in Business Class, which is the Escape Lounge. I've used this lounge previously, and whilst it's nothing overly special, it's certainly better ...


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Depends on your status and ticket type(s). Access rules are fairly complicated: See https://www.lufthansa.com/us/en/Lounge-types-and-access In "most" cases (business class ticket and/or Star Alliance Gold), you will need a same day departure boarding pass to access the lounge. So if you already have a boarding pass for your connecting flight when you arrive,...


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It seems to be possible to enter without a train ticket for these members. On their lounge page, Amtrak lists who can access them. They list those specifically needing a ticket: Amtrak passengers with a same-day ticket (departing) or ticket receipt (arriving) in First Class or sleeping car accommodations. Complimentary ClubAcela Single-Day Pass ...


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As of January 2015: Lounge = no, basic refreshments = yes There are two pertinent BAEC FlyerTalk threads covering this: Replacement BA Lounge at NBO??? BA Nairobi Lounge Update? Based on that, until the new terminal building is finished at some point in the next year, there is no lounge that BA is using. (BA aren't using the Swissport one). On arriving at ...


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One option is to use a PriorityPass which has 2 matching options: 250 euros every year for 10 free lounge accesses and then 24 euros each, or unlimited access for 400 euros every year. They offer lounges in Helsinki and Talinn, with some conditions on the time of the day or destination. But there is no lounge in Oslo! So another option is, like @Andrew said,...


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There is some duplication with the techniques mentioned in this question. However, if Matthew is travelling a lot in that area, chances are he travels with the same airline a lot. So probably his best option is to make sure he always travels with the same airline or alliance and uses their frequent-flyer programme. Sooner or later he'll get upgraded to an ...


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Normally, it is not possible to move freely between terminals at Heathrow, unless you book a shopping transfer. You need to check in and clear security in your departure terminal, and then otherwise need to stay there. On arrival, if you're transferring to another terminal, you do that before clearing security, so you can't enter the other terminal However.....


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I don't believe so, no, unless you have arrivals lounge access. When you get off your flight in your original terminal (in this case Terminal 2), you'll be in the arrivals passenger flow. Unlike a domestic US arrival, for example, you don't just get dumped out into the terminal's departure gate area, but into a secure area. You'll then follow the purple ...


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The lounge access depends on what time your connecting flight leaves. My understanding is that you'll be allowed access to Business/First Class lounges if and only if the connecting flight leaves on the same day or before 6am the following day. Quoting from the One World webpage on lounges terms and conditions (emphasis mine): oneworld lounge access for ...


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There's some good news and some bad news... The Good news is that your inbound flight is considered a "same day" flight, so you would be able to enter the United Club based on that flight. The Bad news is that the United Clubs in Chicago Terminal 1 are currently not accepting one-time passes due to one or more of the clubs being closed for construction. ...


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Somewhat surprisingly, the answer is no: one guest is OK, but additional kids are not. From customer service: Please be advised that you only have one guest allowance included when you access our lounges using your [Krisflyer Gold] membership card. However, you can purchase 2 Single Entry passes to the lounge for your 2 children for $65 (per person). It ...


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Legally no, but often there is just a check of the ticket (and a scan of ticket, so that you may enter only once). You might be able to pay an entry fee (maybe with a discount because of your eligibility). It is said that it is cheaper than staying in the "normal areas": you have less time to wait near boutiques and restaurants, so possibly less expenses.


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The new Hamad International airport in Doha isn't quite finished yet, so things may change over the next year or so. As an example, in November 2014 the Qatar Airways First Class lounge isn't yet open (not that it'll matter much for your situation, but still...!) If you are flying Qatar Airways in Business Class, then you'll have access to the very ...


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The SAS Plus page you linked, does mention the access to lounges. However it does also note that this access is subject to availability. The only lounge at Keflavik seems to be the Saga Lounge by Iceland Air. In its access rules, Iceland Air does not mention SAS passengers at all, regardless of flight class. Hence, SAS Plus passengers do not have access to ...


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If you are planning to use the BA or Qantas lounges, I would suggest you bring a copy of the OneWorld lounge access rules with you. The BA lounge at least has contract staff doing the sign-in, and they tend not to be that familiar with the more unusual cases. The BAEC FlyerTalk lounge details sticky has a good comparison of the BA and AA lounges (scroll ...


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